CRITICAL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EVIDENCE

HCS5CIE

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will build on their foundation knowledge about evidence based practice, including searching for and critiquing research evidence by applying this knowledge in a new context. Students will search for and critically evaluate the best available research evidence presented in clinical practice guidelines. They will integrate this knowledge with speech pathology practice contexts, clinical expertise and client values and preferences and create a new resource that facilitates the implementation of evidence into practice.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRobyn O'Halloran

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HCS4EPS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Discipline SpecificEvidence Based Practice across the health professionsRecommendedHoffmann et alChurchill Livingstone

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. 1. Apply an evidence based approach to the construction and implementation of a systematic search of the literature to find and report on relevant Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Activities:
1. Students will have access to online resources and a libguide on searching for Clinical Practice Guidelines. Students will demonstrate their learning on this by submitting a written document detailing their strategy and results.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. 2. Analyse, reflect critically on and evaluate a Clinical Practice Guideline.

Activities:
1. Students will have access online to a prescribed clinical practice guideline to critique and the AGREE II tool. Students will demonstrate their learning on this by submitting a written document on the critical appraisal of a clinical practice guideline using the AGREE II tool.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. 3. Write a critical appraisal of a qualitative research study and synthesise the findings of this research with the findings of a Clinical Practice Guideline with intellectual rigour and curiosity.

Activities:
1. Students will have online access to a guide for literature on the client/ patient experience and access to a critical appraisal tool for qualitative literature. Students will demonstrate their learning by submitting a written document that critiques a relevant piece of research and critically evaluate the findings of the research with the findings of the nominated Clinical Practice Guideline.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. 4. Synthesise the literature on the patient/ client perspective which is the focus of the nominated clinical practice guideline.

Activities:
1. Students will demonstrate their learning by working in groups to give a 30 minute oral presentation that includes a: a. synthesis of the literature on the client / patient experience, b. critique of their nominated Clinical Practice Guideline,
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. 5. Generate a range of creative strategies to facilitate the implementation of research evidence into practice.

Activities:
1. Students will demonstrate their learning by working in groups to give a 30 minute oral presentation that includes a: a. discussion on a range of creative implementation strategies,
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)

06. 6. Work effectively in a team to design and develop a professional resource to facilitate the implementation of research evidence into practice and defend this resource in an oral presentation.

Activities:
1. Students will demonstrate their learning by working in groups to give a 30 minute oral presentation that includes a: a. resource that will facilitate the implementation of a research finding into practice b. defence of this resource in an oral presentation. 2. Students will submit their resource
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, Week 31-51, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBernice Mathisen

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 45 - 46
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Seminars will be held in week 46, starting Monday 31st October 2016. Further details will be provided."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assignment 3000 word equivalent30 01, 02
Group written assignment 1500 words equivalent (250 words each)20 03
Group presentation 5 minutes each (equivalent to 500 words each)20 04, 05, 06
Group resource 4500 words (equivalent to 750 words each)30 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2016, Week 31-51, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRobyn O'Halloran

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 45 - 46
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Seminars will be held in week 46, starting Monday 31st October 2016. Further details will be provided."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assignment 3000 word equivalent30 01, 02
Group written assignment 1500 words equivalent (250 words each)20 03
Group presentation 5 minutes each (equivalent to 500 words each)20 04, 05, 06
Group resource 4500 words (equivalent to 750 words each)30 04, 05, 06